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The Cat's Whiskers Bed & Breakfast

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cape Cod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights in the The Te Anau Lakefront B and B, formerly Cat's Whiskers B & B, in the superior lakeview room(# 4). The room was clean and spacious with a large, modern bathroom. Nice common room with tasty snacks available. Substantial continental breakfast with option for a cooked breakfast. Very pleasant and accommodating host. It is across...

Thank ljcapecod
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This B&B is now called the Te Anau Lakefront B&B. The room we had (#4), was very spacious and had an excellent bathroom with a shower, all recently remodeled. Of the eight hotels and B&B's we stayed at on our trip (including two Hiltons and a Doubletree) this had the most storage for unpacking clothes. Limited drawer space seemed to...

Thank Barton P
Reviewed 10 March 2017

My husband and I stayed here--NOW CALLED TE ANAU LAKEFRONT B&B--for 2 nights in February. It was a convenient location, near the park headquarters and the lovely lakeside walk. Room was clean. Individually cooked breakfasts were very nice. We appreciated the laundromat facilities and free parking!

Thank Christine J
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Of the three Te Anau B&Bs we stayed in, this was my favourite - probably because of the location. It's next to a park so there's lots of birdsong, and it's directly opposite the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre which is worth a visit. The accommodation itself was very clean and comfortable, and the breakfast was fabulous :-)

1Thank KiwiAMS
Aptos, California
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Great location and comfortable, wonderful home cooked breakfast. Our host was friendly and helpful. The pooch Ata was a sweet doll and well minded. The B & B was right across from the Park museum and the Lake. Perfect for a nice walk on the lake.

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1Thank Arkaone
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We thought this place was very homely. Janice made us very welcome and gave us some good information. The room overlooked the lake and was very clean and well presented. The breakfast was very good and the waffles were great. Thanks for the great stay Janice, wish we could have stayed longer.

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Thank Rayre1
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Lovely room. Great breakfasts. Omelets, fresh fruit, pancakes. All home made and delicious. There was coffee or tea available all the time. Hot tub outside. Easy walk to town. The owners could not be more helpful. I would stay here again.

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Thank 982randalp
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Good little B&B in a good location down by the lake. Good for walks to the bird park Janice was very friendly and a lovely host and made us feel very welcome in her home. Excellent breakfasts. Would highly recommend to visitors to Te Anau.

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Thank scripp_729519
Reviewed 8 April 2016

We recommend this lovely place that has a comfortable room in a nice setting . Janice provided a wonderful breakfast and information about local attractions and restaurants. She offered to store our luggage while we went to Milford Sound for an overnight cruise.

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Thank nancybL9432PS
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Warm welcome, cosy bed in immaculate home. Breakfast absolutely delicious. Garden lovely. Do not miss this wonderful place overlooking the lake and the wonderful hospitality on offer. Will certainly return.

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Additional Information about The Cat's Whiskers Bed & Breakfast

Address: 2 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Region: New Zealand > South Island > Southland Region > Fiordland National Park > Te Anau
Price Range: $149 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The room met all of our expectations and would always go back to this place. The view overlooking the lake was great.”
Rayre1, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room at front is quite a decent size”
mcb5022, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is the only one with a lake view.”
455RichardH, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Ask for Room No 2”
811HughD, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Avoid room 3”
Singingtoast, 11 Mar 2015 | Read review
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